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EU 'firm' on citizens' rights after Brexit: negotiator

Brussels - EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned London Tuesday on the eve of its Brexit launch that the bloc would be "firm" on the rights of European citizens living in Britain."#Brexit made EU citizens worry about their future in EU27 and UK.

Britain's new 12-sided pound coin enters circulation

London - Britain's new £1 coin with the symbols of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland goes into circulation from Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a Brexit process that has put national unity in doubt.

Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit

Edinburgh - Scotland's parliament voted Tuesday to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second independence referendum, another headache for Prime Minister Theresa May as she battles to keep the country united just a day before triggering Brexit.

Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit

Edinburgh - Scotland's parliament voted Tuesday to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second independence referendum, another headache for Prime Minister Theresa May as she battles to keep the country united just a day before triggering Brexit.

Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit

Edinburgh - Scotland's parliament voted Tuesday to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second independence referendum, another headache for Prime Minister Theresa May as she battles to keep the country united just a day before triggering Brexit.

Backlash over Brexit battle of the legs headline

London - Britain's Daily Mail newspaper faced a backlash Tuesday for comparing the legs on show when British Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon held talks.

British soldier's sentence for killing injured Taliban cut

London - A British court on Tuesday cut a soldier's sentence for killing an injured Taliban fighter to seven years after his murder conviction was reduced to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

A lesser role: Veteran diplomat reflects on UK's EU journey

London - As a Foreign Office diplomat, Crispin Tickell helped Britain join the European Union in 1973. Now 86, he reflects on missed opportunities and his deep disappointment at the Brexit vote."I think it's a disaster.

Brits in Germany put down roots to weather Brexit

Frankfurt Am Main - Former Royal Air Force airman Paul Hughes never imagined saying it, but he admits that he was almost "ashamed of my fellow countrymen" when Britons voted to leave the EU last June. "I was devastated," he tells AFP.

Brits in Germany put down roots to weather Brexit

Frankfurt Am Main - Former Royal Air Force airman Paul Hughes never imagined saying it, but he admits that he was almost "ashamed of my fellow countrymen" when Britons voted to leave the EU last June. "I was devastated," he tells AFP.

Scottish lawmakers to hold independence vote on eve of Brexit

Edinburgh - Just a day before Britain kick-starts Brexit proceedings, the Scottish parliament is on Tuesday expected to dismiss Prime Minister Theresa May's overtures and back calls for a fresh independence referendum.

'No evidence' of London attacker link to jihadist groups: police

London - British police said Monday they had found no link between the man behind last week's terror attack outside the British parliament and the Islamic State group, which had claimed him as one of its "soldiers".

'No evidence' of London attacker link to jihadist groups: police

London - British police said Monday they had found no link between the man behind last week's terror attack outside the British parliament and the Islamic State group, which had claimed him as one of its "soldiers".

'No evidence' of London attacker link to jihadist groups: police

London - British police said Monday they had found no link between the man behind last week's terror attack outside the British parliament and the Islamic State group, which had claimed him as one of its "soldiers".

N. Ireland parties get extra time to solve stalemate

Belfast - The British government gave Northern Ireland's main parties extra time to form a power-sharing government after a deadline to resolve their bitter differences expired just two days before the launch of Brexit.

May holds crisis talks in Scotland on brink of Brexit

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Scotland on Monday to try to avert its independence bid while also fighting a political crisis in Northern Ireland in the frantic final days before she launches Brexit.

European security ties 'too precious' for Brexit talks

London - Britain's intelligence expertise may be "too precious" to use as a bargaining tool in the upcoming Brexit talks, experts said, after a terror attack in London highlighted the need for continued European security cooperation.

First warning signs appear for UK's resilient economy

London - Britain's economy has for months defied the cataclysmic predictions made by campaigners for staying in the EU ahead of last year's referendum but its smooth run shows signs of hitting the skids.

New arrest over London attack as govt eyes WhatsApp

London - British police investigating a deadly attack on parliament made a new arrest Sunday as officials set their sights on accessing WhatsApp, the heavily-encrypted messaging service that was used by the killer.

UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

London - The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, revealing it was used by the killer behind the parliament attack.

Saving Cool Britannia image from Brexit bruise

London - Brexit challenges Britain's global image of openness and tolerance, but Cool Britannia has what it takes to avoid being suddenly rebranded as uncool just because it quits the EU, advertising professionals say.

Britain prepares to launch Brexit

London - Britain will take an unprecedented step into the unknown on Wednesday with the first formal move towards leaving the European Union, starting a two-year process that has already divided the country.

Police stumped as all but one suspect freed in London attack

London - British police admitted Saturday they may never know the motive behind this week's terror attack on parliament, after releasing all but one of 11 people held over the assault.

Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

London - Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters took to London's streets Saturday, in defiance of the terror threat, to mark the bloc's 60th anniversary just days before Brexit begins.

Britain's UKIP loses sole MP as he quits party

London - Britain's anti-immigration, anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) lost its only MP on Saturday when Douglas Carswell quit the party, just days before Prime Minister Theresa May is to launch the formal Brexit process.

Weary flyers shrug as Middle East laptop ban takes off

Dibai - A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect Saturday -- with less fanfare and frustration than expected.

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellers

Dibai - Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.Around 1.

Shia LaBeouf anti-Trump art project shut down after threats

New York - An anti-Trump art project by actor Shia LaBeouf was shut down for a fourth time on Friday a day after it opened in its latest location, the British city of Liverpool.

Jihadist markers, but UK attacker's profile unremarkable: experts

London - Khalid Masood's criminal past is a common marker for recent jihadists, but the London attacker's age of 52 is unusual and there was little in his profile that could have given an early warning, experts said.

London attack: police make two more 'significant arrests'

London - Two more people have been arrested over Wednesday's terror attack in London, police said on Friday, also giving the attacker's birth name as Adrian Russell and appealing to the public for information about him.
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